Gold medal valued at $ 550
The gold medal of the Olympics in 2014 was estimated at $ 550. This low cost awards due to its composition: the fact that it's not made of gold and silver (525 grams).
Gold in the Olympic award the highest dignity of all six grams - it consists of an upper layer covering the medal.
In the case if the Sochi Olympic medal was cast in gold, its price in the market amounted to about 21 thousand dollars. What is the current value of collectible rewards, is not specified.
Silver Medal experts estimated at $ 310 and a bronze, which is actually made of an alloy of copper, tin and zinc, only 3 dollars and 25 cents.
In assessing the awards took into account the cost of the average market price of the metals used in the production of Olympic medals.